Fellowships

*NEW FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE*
The Gennadius Library is pleased to announce two new fellowships for study at the Gennadius Library: the Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Music and the Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Urban Architecture. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2021. More details are listed below. 

The following School-sponsored fellowships pertain directly to the Gennadius Library:

Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Music

DEADLINE: April 31, 2021

The Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Music supports research on music that focuses on cultural interactions in the Mediterranean world broadly defined. The fellowship aims to promote the study of interactions among Western European, Byzantine, Islamic and Jewish cultures from the medieval to the modern period.

Eligibility: Career musicians, or researchers who are either currently PhD candidates or have received their PhD within the last 5 years.

Fields of Study: Musical composition; Music conducting; History of Music; Musicology; and related fields. Fellows will be expected to conduct a program of original research on a theme related to the collections of the Gennadius Library.

Terms: A stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees. Fellows are expected to be in residence at the School for the full academic year from early September to late May. A final report is due at the end of the award period, and the ASCSA expects that copies of all publications that result from research conducted as a Fellow of the ASCSA be contributed to the Gennadius Library. Fellows are expected to participate in the academic life of the School.

Application: Submit an online application form for the “Schwarz Fellowship at the Gennadius Library for Research on Music.” An application consists of a curriculum vitae, description of the proposed project (up to 750 words), and three letters of reference to be submitted online. Student applicants must submit transcripts. Scans of official transcripts are acceptable. Link to online application: TBA

The award will be announced by mid-June.

Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Urban Architecture

DEADLINE: April 30, 2021

The Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Urban Architecture supports innovative and cross-disciplinary research on architecture, urban planning, and the history of the built environment in Greece from 1821 to the present.

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D. holders within five years of receiving the degree. Open to all nationalities.

Fields of Study: Includes Architectural and Urban Design, History of Architecture, History of the City, Historical Geography, and related fields. Projects should incorporate the holdings of the Gennadius Library (maps, topographical plans, landscapes etc.) and other appropriate resources of the American School of Classical Studies.

Terms: A stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees. Fellows are expected to be in residence at the School for the full academic year from early September to late May. A final report is due at the end of the award period, and the ASCSA expects that copies of all publications that result from research conducted as a Fellow of the ASCSA be contributed to the Gennadius Library. Fellows are expected to participate in the academic life of the School.

Application: Submit an online application form for the “Schwarz Fellowship at the Gennadius for Research on Urban Architecture.”  An application consists of a curriculum vitae, description of the proposed project (up to 750 words), and three letters of reference to be submitted online. Student applicants must submit transcripts. Scans of official transcripts are acceptable. Link to online application: TBA

The award will be announced by mid-June.

COTSEN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP FOR RESEARCH IN GREECE

Short-term travel award of $2,000 for projects and research at the Gennadius Library. At least one month of residency required. School fees are waived.

Eligibility:  Senior scholars and graduate students of any nationality.

DEADLINE: January 15, 2022

GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP

Ph.D. candidates or recent PhDs writing on Greece in the 1940’s and the post-war period, civil wars and the history of the Second World War. Fellows are required to make use of the George Papaioannou Papers housed at the Archives of the Gennadius Library. Open to all nationalities. School fees are waived for a maximum of two months. Stipend of €2,000.

Eligibility: Awarded to both senior and early career scholars – including PhD candidates – of any nationality researching Greece in the 1940’s and the post-war period, civil wars and the history of the Second World War. The fellowship is open to all areas of social science, but priority shall be given to historians and political scientists. Fellows are required to make use of and refer to the George Papaioannou Papers housed at the Archives of the Gennadius Library.

DEADLINE: TBA

M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES AT THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY

The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship, formerly known as the Gennadeion Fellowship in Post-Classical Studies, was named in honor of archaeologist, Byzantinist, and photographer M. Alison Frantz (1903–1995), a scholar of the post-classical Athenian Agora whose photographs of antiquities are widely used in books on Greek culture. A stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees.

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.s (not more than five years since the awarding of the Ph.D.) Candidates should demonstrate their need to work in the Gennadius Library. 

DEADLINE: January 15, 2022

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES FELLOWSHIPS

Awards for postdoctoral scholars and professionals in the humanities. Terms: Two to four fellows will be selected for awards of 4, 5, or 9-month duration. The monthly stipend per fellow is $4,200 allocated from a total pool of $75,600 per year. School fees are waived.

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or foreign nationals being U.S. residents for three years before application deadline. Applicants must hold their Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree at the time of application.

DEADLINE: October 31, 2021

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